Tags » Ina Garten

Pho is Love

“Oxtail. That’s beef right? I like to use meat with the bones; that’s the difference between my pho and the one at restaurants.”

My friend Sarim’s… 788 more words

Mocha Chocolate Icebox Cake

Here is another easy dessert recipe.  It is Ina Garten’s Mocha Chocolate Icebox Cake (Barefoot Contessa Food Network)  I loved the ease of preparation.  While she recommends a specific brand of chocolate chip cookie, I used a generic crunch chocolate chip cookie (it softens overnight).  284 more words


Big Tomato -- It's What's for Dinner

The original plan was to make a honkin’ big batch of Pasta alla Vecchia Bettolana using the jumbo can of plum tomatoes. But then stuffed green peppers sounded good, too, what with the green peppers being garden fresh. 108 more words


Happy Hamptons Happenings

Three cheers for Sag Harbor’s Jon Gilman, whose wonderful “God’s Love We Deliver Cookbook” has been published and is on bookshelves now. The compilation of memories and recipes from 75 notable people, many of them from the East End, has been packaged together by Jon and Christoper Idone (with a forward by… 237 more words


The Dempsey Challenge 2016

I volunteered again this year at The Dempsey Challenge in the Reiki Tent.
What a wonderful group of people there!  This was my second year volunteering, and I plan to be part of this wonderful event next year as well. 208 more words

No Fear

Welcome October With A Splash Of Soup

My preschoolers are beside themselves that it’s October. They’re already telling me about their Halloween costumes. So far, we have a trio of Elsas, a half-dozen superheroes and one scary green monster. 496 more words


Adult Mac n Cheese and Veggie Bake: Dinner Party Time!

As I wake up to my fourth straight day of rainy weather this week, I can’t help but wish I was back in the Florida house fighting off the sun with wide brimmed hats and sunscreen. 1,130 more words